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  • Adult literacy rate > Total: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Average years of schooling of adults: Average years of schooling of adults is the years of formal schooling received, on average, by adults over age 15. (Data Source: Barro-Lee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm)
  • College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • Compulsary education duration: Number of years students are required to be enrolled in school for all levels of education. For instance, compulsary education lasts for 12 years in the United States.
  • Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP: Percentage of public funding for education out of country's total GDP.
  • High school enrolment rate: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Literacy > Male: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • Tertiary enrollment: Gross enrolment ratio, tertiary level is the sum of all tertiary level students enrolled at the start of the school year, expressed as a percentage of the mid-year population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • Spending per student > College and university: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • High school > Upper secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the upper secondary (high school) level.
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • Adult literacy rate > Female: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • Spending > Proportion: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment. Expressed as a proportion of GNI."
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Compulsary education starting age: Age at which children must be enrolled in school.
  • Literacy > Adult literacy: Adult literacy rate (%).
  • Primary education, pupils: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • Spending > USD: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment."
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • Secondary education, pupils: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Literacy > Definition: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy rate > People aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • Spending per student > High school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Primary education, teachers: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Teacher student ratio > High school: Secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Primary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • Schools connected to the Internet: Schools connected to the Internet are the share of primary and secondary schools in the country that have access to the Internet.
  • Spending per student > Elementary school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Primary education, pupils per 1000: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to primary education.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • High school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • High school enrolment rate > Female: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school > Upper Secondary > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for upper secondary (high school) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • High school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Public spending per student > Tertiary level: Public expenditure per student, tertiary level is the total reported current spending by the government on tertiary education, divided by the total number of pupils in tertiary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Elementary school repeaters > All: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Scouting > Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • High school enrolment rate > Male: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Secondary education, pupils per 1000: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Public spending per student > Secondary level: Public expenditure per student, secondary level is the total reported current spending by the government on secondary education, divided by the total number of pupils in secondary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Secondary education > General pupils per 1000: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women: Number of female teaching staff in post-secondary non-tertiary education. Post-secondary non-tertiary education serves to broaden the knowledge of participants, who have already gained an upper secondary qualification.
  • Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Primary education > Pupils per 1000: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Library books per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds: Literacy gender parity rate of 15-24 year olds in each country. This number is achieved by dividing the total amount of females who are literate by the total amount of males who are literate. Numbers below 1 mean that more males are literate, while numbers over 1 indicate that more females are literate, with the difference in the numbers indicating to what extent this is true. For instance, in Chad (with a parity rate of .42%) a substantial amount of more males are literate than females. These numbers are only for 15-24 year olds.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Female enrolment share > Secondary level: Girls' enrolment share, secondary level is the number of girls enrolled in secondary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in secondary school.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Female enrolment share > Primary level: Girls' enrolment share, primary level is the number of girls enrolled in primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in primary school.
  • Researchers in R&D > Per million people: Researchers in R&D; (per million people). Researchers in R&D; are professionals engaged in the conception or creation of new knowledge, products, processes, methods, or systems and in the management of the projects concerned. Postgraduate PhD students (ISCED97 level 6) engaged in R&D; are included.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Literacy > Women above 14 years: Percent of female population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • Literacy > Men above 14 years: Percent of male population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • Private school enrolment > Primary level: Private sector enrolment share, primary level is the share of primary school pupils who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Library members per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Private school enrolment > Secondary level: Private sector enrolment share, secondary level is the share of students in general secondary education who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Primary education > Pupils > Per capita: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education, teachers > % female: Secondary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Secondary is the number of female teachers at the secondary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the secondary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Secondary education, teachers, female: Secondary education, teachers, female. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Female is the total number of female teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Repeaters, secondary, total > % of total enrollment: Repeaters, secondary, total (% of total enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in secondary. All grades. Total is the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of repeaters in all grades of secondary education by the total enrolment of secondary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed post-secondary > Post-secondary and tertiary education > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds: Compares countries by the percentage of its population 25 years or older that has completed post-secondary education, as defined by the levels 4, 5 and 6 of ISCED (International Standard Classification of Education), and index developed by UNESCO. The data was compiled by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), which elaborates statistics to provide a global perspective on education, science, culture, and communication
  • Repeaters, secondary, male > % of male enrollment: Repeaters, secondary, male (% of male enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in secondary. All grades. Male is the number of male students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all male students enrolled in secondary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of male repeaters in all grades of secondary education by the total male enrolment of secondary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Repeaters, secondary, female > % of female enrollment: Repeaters, secondary, female (% of female enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in secondary. All grades. Female is the number of female students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all female students enrolled in secondary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of female repeaters in all grades of secondary education by the total female enrolment of secondary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Progression to secondary school, female > %: Progression to secondary school, female (%). Transition from primary (ISCED 1) to secondary (ISCED 2), general programmes (%). Female is the number of new female entrants to the first grade of secondary education (general programmes only) in a given year, expressed as a percentage of the number of female pupils enrolled in the final grade of primary education in the previous year.
  • Progression to secondary school > %: Progression to secondary school (%). Transition from primary (ISCED 1) to secondary (ISCED 2), general programmes (%). Total is the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary education (general programmes only) in a given year, expressed as a percentage of the number of pupils enrolled in the final grade of primary education in the previous year.
  • Repeaters, primary, total > % of total enrollment: Repeaters, primary, total (% of total enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Total is the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Repeaters, primary, female > % of female enrollment: Repeaters, primary, female (% of female enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Female is the number of female students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all female students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of female repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total female enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, male (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Male is the share of male children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, female (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Female is the share of female children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Progression to secondary school, male > %: Progression to secondary school, male (%). Transition from primary (ISCED 1) to secondary (ISCED 2), general programmes (%). Male is the number of new male entrants to the first grade of secondary education (general programmes only) in a given year, expressed as a percentage of the number of male pupils enrolled in the final grade of primary education in the previous year.
  • Persistence to grade 5, male > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, male (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Male is the share of male children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Persistence to grade 5, female > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, female (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Female is the share of female children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, adult male > % of males ages 15 and above: Literacy rate, adult male (% of males ages 15 and above). Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Male is the percentage of males age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of male literates aged 15 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, adult female > % of females ages 15 and above: Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above). Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Female is the percentage of females age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of female literates aged 15 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, youth total > % of people ages 15-24: Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24). Youth (15-24) literacy rate (%). Total is the number of people age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the population in that age group. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24: Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24). Youth (15-24) literacy rate (%). Male is the number of males age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the male population in that age group. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, youth female > % of females ages 15-24: Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24). Youth (15-24) literacy rate (%). Female is the number of females age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the female population in that age group. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Literacy rate > Youth female > % of females ages 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Total > % of relevant age group: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24: Ratio of young literate females to males is the percentage of females to males ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
STAT Philippines Singapore HISTORY
Adult literacy rate > Total 93.6
Ranked 43th.
94.5
Ranked 41st. 1% more than Philippines

Average years of schooling of adults 8.2
Ranked 28th. 17% more than Singapore
7
Ranked 39th.
College and university > Share of total education spending 11.96%
Ranked 91st.
38.04%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Philippines

Compulsary education duration 6
Ranked 176th. The same as Singapore
6
Ranked 157th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 2.65%
Ranked 108th.
3.23%
Ranked 13th. 22% more than Philippines

High school enrolment rate 97.51
Ranked 43th. 7% more than Singapore
91.49
Ranked 59th.
Literacy > Female 95.8%
Ranked 52nd. 7% more than Singapore
89.7%
Ranked 75th.

Literacy > Male 96%
Ranked 58th.
96.7%
Ranked 53th. 1% more than Philippines

Literacy > Total population 95.9%
Ranked 56th. 3% more than Singapore
93.2%
Ranked 68th.

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 105th. The same as Singapore
6
Ranked 26th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 4.74
Ranked 67th. 40% more than Singapore
3.39
Ranked 107th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 31.44
Ranked 38th. 80% more than Singapore
17.44
Ranked 81st.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 34.81
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Singapore
14.91
Ranked 47th.

Secondary education, duration > Years 4
Ranked 197th. The same as Singapore
4
Ranked 196th.

Tertiary enrollment 31.2%
Ranked 39th.
33.7%
Ranked 3rd. 8% more than Philippines
Child care (preschool) > Duration 1
Ranked 200th.
3
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than Philippines

Spending per student > College and university 11.57
Ranked 71st.
26.86
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Philippines
Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 2.06 per 1,000 people
Ranked 108th.
3.83 per 1,000 people
Ranked 66th. 86% more than Philippines
High school > Upper secondary school duration 1
Ranked 204th.
2
Ranked 141st. Twice as much as Philippines

College and university > Private school share 62.57%
Ranked 21st.
65.31%
Ranked 4th. 4% more than Philippines

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.99
Ranked 52nd.
1
Ranked 18th. 1% more than Philippines

Adult literacy rate > Female 93.9
Ranked 40th. 3% more than Singapore
91.6
Ranked 46th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.379
Ranked 89th.
2.99
Ranked 43th. 8 times more than Philippines

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 5
Ranked 10th. 67% more than Singapore
3
Ranked 65th.

Spending > Proportion 2.19
Ranked 144th.
2.71
Ranked 131st. 24% more than Philippines

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 11,639.11
Ranked 70th.
21,121.5
Ranked 43th. 81% more than Philippines

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 151st. 50% more than Singapore
2
Ranked 185th.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 109th. The same as Singapore
6
Ranked 32nd.

Literacy > Adult literacy 93.4%
Ranked 42nd.
94.4%
Ranked 37th. 1% more than Philippines

Primary education, pupils 13.69 million
Ranked 10th. 46 times more than Singapore
294,602
Ranked 117th.

Scouting > Genders admitted both both
Spending > USD 4.06 billion
Ranked 48th.
4.8 billion
Ranked 45th. 18% more than Philippines

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 34.65
Ranked 7th. 51% more than Singapore
23.01
Ranked 37th.

Secondary education, pupils 6.77 million
Ranked 15th. 29 times more than Singapore
232,003
Ranked 109th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 95.1%
Ranked 2nd.
99.5%
Ranked 5th. 5% more than Philippines

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 2.12
Ranked 94th.
3.12
Ranked 85th. 47% more than Philippines

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ 4.4%
Ranked 101st.
6.9%
Ranked 91st. 57% more than Philippines

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 2.43 million
Ranked 9th. 26 times more than Singapore
92,140
Ranked 48th.

Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 136th. The same as Singapore
6
Ranked 45th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 0.384%
Ranked 130th.
8.92%
Ranked 36th. 23 times more than Philippines

High school > Private school share 19.84%
Ranked 44th. 3 times more than Singapore
6.37%
Ranked 87th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.122
Ranked 196th.
4.07
Ranked 47th. 33 times more than Philippines

Literacy rate > People aged 15-24 94.8
Ranked 68th.
99.8
Ranked 5th. 5% more than Philippines

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 110th. The same as Singapore
6
Ranked 30th.

High school > Students per teacher 34.81
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Singapore
14.91
Ranked 48th.

Spending per student > High school 9.2
Ranked 71st.
16.64
Ranked 3rd. 81% more than Philippines

Primary education, teachers 435,385
Ranked 7th. 26 times more than Singapore
16,893
Ranked 91st.

Teacher student ratio > High school 35.13
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Singapore
16.36
Ranked 40th.

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 136th. The same as Singapore
6
Ranked 45th.

Secondary education > General pupils 6.31 million
Ranked 13th. 34 times more than Singapore
185,713
Ranked 94th.
Scientific and technical journal articles 179
Ranked 70th.
3,122
Ranked 28th. 17 times more than Philippines

Schools connected to the Internet 2%
Ranked 9th.
100%
Ranked 3rd. 50 times more than Philippines
Education enrolment by level > Primary level 12.97 million
Ranked 10th. 48 times more than Singapore
269,668
Ranked 94th.

Spending per student > Elementary school 8.65
Ranked 72nd.
11.18
Ranked 1st. 29% more than Philippines

Primary education, pupils per 1000 148.95
Ranked 39th. 3 times more than Singapore
59.07
Ranked 141st.

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 4.5%
Ranked 102nd.
10.4%
Ranked 81st. 2 times more than Philippines

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ $142.79 billion
Ranked 19th.
$188.93 billion
Ranked 15th. 32% more than Philippines

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.23
Ranked 39th. 73% more than Singapore
0.71
Ranked 63th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending 54.98%
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than Singapore
20.57%
Ranked 14th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 63.7%
Ranked 67th.
78.9%
Ranked 46th. 24% more than Philippines

High school repeaters > Male 4.32
Ranked 50th. 2 times more than Singapore
1.99
Ranked 69th.
High school > Share of total education spending 29.69%
Ranked 67th. 38% more than Singapore
21.47%
Ranked 16th.

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 56%
Ranked 1st. 47% more than Singapore
38%
Ranked 2nd.
Women to men parity index > As ratio of literacy rates > Aged 15-24 1.03
Ranked 2nd. 3% more than Singapore
1
Ranked 8th.

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 33.67
Ranked 36th. 74% more than Singapore
19.3
Ranked 65th.

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 34.53
Ranked 38th. 31% more than Singapore
26.44
Ranked 72nd.
Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.62 per 1,000 people
Ranked 75th. 47% more than Singapore
3.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 107th.
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 29.98
Ranked 48th. 19% more than Singapore
25.1
Ranked 27th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 6.07 million
Ranked 16th. 28 times more than Singapore
215,952
Ranked 74th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils 0.0
Ranked 83th.
26,832
Ranked 79th.

Secondary education > Teachers 168,058
Ranked 24th. 14 times more than Singapore
12,000
Ranked 80th.
High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 140th. 7% more than Singapore
14
Ranked 169th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 8.13%
Ranked 85th. 7% more than Singapore
7.59%
Ranked 88th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ 2.26 million
Ranked 42nd. 10 times more than Singapore
231,400
Ranked 88th.

High school enrolment rate > Female 96.55
Ranked 41st. 1% more than Singapore
95.2
Ranked 47th.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $846.14
Ranked 66th.
$21,703.68
Ranked 4th. 26 times more than Philippines

Duration of education > Secondary level 4
Ranked 176th.
7
Ranked 21st. 75% more than Philippines
Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.12
Ranked 15th. 9% more than Singapore
1.03
Ranked 44th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 94%
Ranked 73th.
96%
Ranked 33th. 2% more than Philippines
Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 104th. The same as Singapore
12
Ranked 38th.

High school > Upper Secondary > Students per teacher 25.22
Ranked 10th. 69% more than Singapore
14.91
Ranked 40th.

High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 106th. The same as Singapore
12
Ranked 38th.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 13.41 million
Ranked 8th. 45 times more than Singapore
299,704
Ranked 95th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 4
Ranked 177th. The same as Singapore
4
Ranked 185th.

High school repeaters > Female 1.43
Ranked 66th. 19% more than Singapore
1.2
Ranked 68th.
Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 98.5
Ranked 74th. 1% more than Singapore
97.12
Ranked 82nd.
Primary education > Pupils 13.02 million
Ranked 9th. 50 times more than Singapore
260,286
Ranked 124th.
Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24 95.7
Ranked 66th.
99.8
Ranked 10th. 4% more than Philippines

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 30.84 per 1,000 people
Ranked 46th. 23% more than Singapore
25.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 27th.

Public spending per student > Tertiary level 23.2
Ranked 57th.
34.1
Ranked 12th. 47% more than Philippines
Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 110.79
Ranked 13th. 19% more than Singapore
92.8
Ranked 85th.
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 1.15 million
Ranked 47th. 7 times more than Singapore
175,000
Ranked 85th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 2.31
Ranked 82nd. 7 times more than Singapore
0.31
Ranked 100th.

Scouting > Members per thousand people 18.2
Ranked 5th. 8 times more than Singapore
2.16
Ranked 61st.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 90%
Ranked 3rd. 11% more than Singapore
81%
Ranked 4th.
Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita $1,476.50
Ranked 71st.
$35,564.43
Ranked 3rd. 24 times more than Philippines

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 55.26%
Ranked 45th. 25% more than Singapore
44.28%
Ranked 69th.

High school enrolment rate > Male 98.5
Ranked 30th. 12% more than Singapore
88.08
Ranked 59th.
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 73.64
Ranked 103th. 58% more than Singapore
46.52
Ranked 139th.

Elementary school teachers 390,432
Ranked 9th. 25 times more than Singapore
15,525
Ranked 84th.

Public spending per student > Secondary level 12.5
Ranked 53th.
13.3
Ranked 7th. 6% more than Philippines
Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 99th. The same as Singapore
6
Ranked 25th.
Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 35.2
Ranked 40th. 39% more than Singapore
25.3
Ranked 4th.
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 6.51 million
Ranked 9th. 32 times more than Singapore
204,146
Ranked 94th.

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 103th. The same as Singapore
6 years
Ranked 26th.

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 74.9
Ranked 65th. 26% more than Singapore
59.24
Ranked 80th.
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.58%
Ranked 72nd. 2% more than Singapore
47.58%
Ranked 81st.

High school teachers 181,193
Ranked 21st. 13 times more than Singapore
14,128
Ranked 64th.

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 2.17
Ranked 88th.
758.72
Ranked 10th. 350 times more than Philippines

Library books 1.24 million
Ranked 2nd.
5.42 million
Ranked 11th. 4 times more than Philippines
Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24 93.9
Ranked 66th.
99.7
Ranked 14th. 6% more than Philippines

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 74.97
Ranked 105th. 27% more than Singapore
58.83
Ranked 80th.

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Men 4.3%
Ranked 97th. 26% more than Singapore
3.4%
Ranked 101st.

Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 97th. The same as Singapore
6
Ranked 27th.

Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 13,450
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Singapore
3,527
Ranked 6th.

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 77.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 62nd. 31% more than Singapore
59.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 79th.
Primary education > Pupils per 1000 154.55
Ranked 44th. 86% more than Singapore
83.02
Ranked 124th.
Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 2
Ranked 109th.
3.83
Ranked 66th. 92% more than Philippines
Scouting > Members 1.76 million
Ranked 4th. 154 times more than Singapore
11,451
Ranked 69th.
Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Men 93.6%
Ranked 2nd.
99.4%
Ranked 5th. 6% more than Philippines

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 160.22
Ranked 39th. 2 times more than Singapore
73.47
Ranked 100th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 51.48%
Ranked 24th. 7% more than Singapore
47.94%
Ranked 75th.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Women 96.6%
Ranked 2nd.
99.6%
Ranked 5th. 3% more than Philippines

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 0.0
Ranked 83th.
5.38
Ranked 82nd.

Secondary education, general pupils 6.77 million
Ranked 11th. 33 times more than Singapore
205,171
Ranked 114th.

Secondary education, teachers 194,373
Ranked 19th. 12 times more than Singapore
15,560
Ranked 71st.

High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher 38.96
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Singapore
14.92
Ranked 50th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 31.44
Ranked 35th. 80% more than Singapore
17.44
Ranked 79th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 65.9%
Ranked 64th.
71.3%
Ranked 54th. 8% more than Philippines

Elementary school repeaters > Female 1.62
Ranked 87th. 6 times more than Singapore
0.28
Ranked 98th.

Library books per 1000 16.02
Ranked 2nd.
1,369.09
Ranked 10th. 85 times more than Philippines
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita 28.17 per 1,000 people
Ranked 105th.
55.29 per 1,000 people
Ranked 85th. 96% more than Philippines

Primary education > Teachers 376,988
Ranked 9th. 38 times more than Singapore
9,843
Ranked 97th.
Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds 1.03%
Ranked 2nd. 3% more than Singapore
1%
Ranked 5th.
Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.165 per capita
Ranked 30th. 2 times more than Singapore
0.073 per capita
Ranked 100th.

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 51.3%
Ranked 25th. 10% more than Singapore
46.8%
Ranked 2nd.
High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 97th. The same as Singapore
12
Ranked 39th.

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.9%
Ranked 30th. 3% more than Singapore
47.6%
Ranked 2nd.
Researchers in R&D > Per million people 78.47
Ranked 63th.
6,173.16
Ranked 4th. 79 times more than Philippines

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 96%
Ranked 53th. The same as Singapore
96%
Ranked 31st.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 77.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 99th. 31% more than Singapore
58.84 per 1,000 people
Ranked 80th.

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 6.35 million
Ranked 12th. 26 times more than Singapore
241,964
Ranked 96th.

Literacy > Women above 14 years 93.6%
Ranked 1st. 13% more than Singapore
83%
Ranked 7th.
Literacy > Men above 14 years 91.6%
Ranked 2nd.
95.1%
Ranked 2nd. 4% more than Philippines
Private school enrolment > Primary level 7.3
Ranked 43th.
26.6
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Philippines
Library members per 1000 1.76
Ranked 1st.
434.39
Ranked 3rd. 246 times more than Philippines
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000 27.34
Ranked 102nd.
56.24
Ranked 82nd. 2 times more than Philippines

Private school enrolment > Secondary level 30.8
Ranked 5th.
32.8
Ranked 4th. 6% more than Philippines
Primary education > Pupils > Per capita 0.16 per capita
Ranked 36th. 93% more than Singapore
0.083 per capita
Ranked 126th.
Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 106.25%
Ranked 31st. 18% more than Singapore
90.21%
Ranked 61st.
Secondary education, teachers > % female 76.38%
Ranked 11th. 16% more than Singapore
65.88%
Ranked 28th.

Secondary education, teachers, female 148,459
Ranked 15th. 14 times more than Singapore
10,251
Ranked 61st.

Repeaters, secondary, total > % of total enrollment 2.92%
Ranked 72nd. 2 times more than Singapore
1.41%
Ranked 95th.

Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed post-secondary > Post-secondary and tertiary education > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 29.72%
Ranked 3rd.
48.67%
Ranked 3rd. 64% more than Philippines
Repeaters, secondary, male > % of male enrollment 4.36%
Ranked 63th. 2 times more than Singapore
1.77%
Ranked 91st.

Repeaters, secondary, female > % of female enrollment 1.53%
Ranked 84th. 47% more than Singapore
1.04%
Ranked 95th.

Progression to secondary school, female > % 97.43%
Ranked 43th. 6% more than Singapore
92.21%
Ranked 66th.

Progression to secondary school > % 98.3%
Ranked 38th. 10% more than Singapore
89.09%
Ranked 75th.

Repeaters, primary, total > % of total enrollment 2.53%
Ranked 79th. 6 times more than Singapore
0.394%
Ranked 116th.

Repeaters, primary, female > % of female enrollment 1.78%
Ranked 84th. 5 times more than Singapore
0.362%
Ranked 112th.

Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort 72%
Ranked 77th.
98.54%
Ranked 16th. 37% more than Philippines
Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort 79.98%
Ranked 67th.
98.82%
Ranked 16th. 24% more than Philippines
Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort 78.68%
Ranked 77th.
99.34%
Ranked 12th. 26% more than Philippines

Progression to secondary school, male > % 99.19%
Ranked 20th. 15% more than Singapore
86.19%
Ranked 74th.

Persistence to grade 5, male > % of cohort 75.49%
Ranked 72nd.
99.24%
Ranked 11th. 31% more than Philippines
Persistence to grade 5, female > % of cohort 82.23%
Ranked 64th.
99.44%
Ranked 11th. 21% more than Philippines
Literacy > Literacy rate, adult male > % of males ages 15 and above 95.01%
Ranked 9th.
98.04%
Ranked 3rd. 3% more than Philippines

Literacy > Literacy rate, adult female > % of females ages 15 and above 95.83%
Ranked 5th. 2% more than Singapore
93.77%
Ranked 7th.

Literacy > Literacy rate, youth total > % of people ages 15-24 97.75%
Ranked 16th.
99.75%
Ranked 1st. 2% more than Philippines

Literacy > Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24 97.02%
Ranked 18th.
99.74%
Ranked 1st. 3% more than Philippines

Literacy > Literacy rate, youth female > % of females ages 15-24 98.49%
Ranked 13th.
99.77%
Ranked 1st. 1% more than Philippines

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women > Per capita 14.39 per 1,000 people
Ranked 106th.
41.81 per 1,000 people
Ranked 76th. 3 times more than Philippines

Literacy rate > Youth female > % of females ages 15-24 95.72%
Ranked 54th.
99.6%
Ranked 21st. 4% more than Philippines

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 113.18% gross
Ranked 39th. 8% more than Singapore
104.82% gross
Ranked 51st.
Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Total > % of relevant age group 133.75%
Ranked 11th. 45% more than Singapore
91.99%
Ranked 77th.
Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24 101.34%
Ranked 13th. 1% more than Singapore
100.2%
Ranked 26th.

Secondary education > Teachers > % female 75.71% female
Ranked 10th. 40% more than Singapore
54.17% female
Ranked 37th.

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